3.27.2008

Circuit Court overturns Mumia's death sentence

Journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal's conviction for the murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner stands, but the Third US Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned his death sentence and called for a new sentencing hearing.

2 comments:

Kate said...

WHOA! as a former resident of west philly...that's pretty big.

Emily said...

That's big... but it would've been better to overturn the conviction and give him the new trial he deserves.